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Karl Rove-Backed Group Unveils Attack Ad

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

A new political ad is on the air in Nebraska attacking the state's former Democratic Sen. Bob Kerrey, who is running for his old seat again this year....

Dems' Best Chance Of Replacing Ben Nelson Mulls A Run

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

As the 2012 elections loom, both parties are starting to pour resources into congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Former Dem Governor Could Seek Ben Nelson's Seat

AP | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Former Nebraska governor and senator Bob Kerrey said Friday he's exploring a possible run for the U.S. Senate. Kerrey, a Democrat, s...

What's Next For Ben Nelson?

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 elections loom, both parties are starting to pour resources into congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Michael McAuliff

Save Uncle Sam $50 Billion Last Year, Get Your Budget Cut This Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Government Accountability Office saved Uncle Sam about $50 billion last year, yet Congress is now gearing up to slash the agency's b...

Lucia Graves

Biden's 'Republican Tea Party' Remarks Prompt Negative Reactions On Capitol Hill

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After Vice President Joe Biden said the alternative to a Democratically controlled Congress is the "Republican Tea Party," lawmakers on both sides of ...

What Did Sen. Ben Nelson Want -- That He Did Not Get?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Isn't it incredible that extending benefits for the unemployed is discussed in economic rather than humane terms?

Bush's White House Ethics Lawyer Criticizes Obama Administration's Ethics. Are You F**king Kidding!?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It's unsurprisingly hypocritical for Richard Painter, who was in the thick of some of Bush era political chicanery in Rove's West Wing, to attack Obama and use his administration as the poster-child for partisan opportunism.

Michael Bennet Criticizes Democrats On Senate Floor (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet, responding to criticism that he did not extract his own concessions during the health care debate, forcefully called ...

Ben Nelson Now Says Health Care Reform Was 'Mistake'

Fremont Tribune | Chris Zavadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Ben Nelson said Tuesday it was a mistake for the Obama Administration to take on massive health care reforms in 2009, and suggested efforts would...

Sen. Nelson: Abortion Compromise 'Not Sufficient'

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A year in the making, sweeping health care legislation backed by President Barack Obama hung in the balance Thursday as conservativ...

Day of Action for Women's Health 1/13/2010

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

Women (and men) who believe that women's health care should be "safe, fair, and covered," have the opportunity to make their voices heard today by joi...

Obsessive Compulsive Bipartisanship Disease

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

There are numerous examples of the fetishization of bipartisanship -- but none have been as blatant as what we see today from Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson.